BIG RELIEF! Delhi’s AQI gets better before Diwali as rain hits national capital

Due to rain in Delhi NCR, people got some relief from the poisonous air quality. According to the report, AQI has become slightly better than before.

There was light rain in Delhi-NCR on Friday morning, after which the weather of the entire state changed. Due to rain, the people of Delhi have definitely got some relief from the poisonous air. According to the report, the AQI of some places in Delhi has become slightly better than before.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted intermittent rain in the city and surrounding areas till Friday afternoon. Light rain is also expected in neighbouring states like Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan.


What is the connection of AQI due to rain?

According to the news published in the English portal First Post, according to the ‘Central Pollution Control Board’ (CPCB), the average AQI was recorded near 462 in Delhi’s Ashok Vihar on Thursday. But after the rain, improvement was seen on Friday morning. Similarly, CPCB data indicated that morning air quality has improved significantly. Even though the average AQI in RK Puram is currently at 461.

According to the report, due to rain, a slight improvement has been seen in the AQI of entire Delhi. Official data from CPCB and SAFAR has shown that the AQI is still very poor. The air quality index is expected to show improvement as the day progresses, because the AQI at any given time is the average of the readings taken in the last 24 hours.

After the rains in the capital, there has been a lot of improvement in AQI. A significant decline in the air quality index was seen in many places of Delhi till 8 am today. While the AQI in RK Puram was in the severe category till Thursday, now it has reached 102. Apart from this, the climate of many other areas has also changed.

The Meteorological Department had on Thursday predicted that Delhi will remain cloudy on Friday (November 10). There is a possibility of light rain during this period. Talking about AQI, Delhi’s air quality was recorded in the ‘severe’ category on Thursday. Till Thursday it was the most polluted city in the world.

However, there is still a possibility of improvement in meteorological conditions. The AQI of the capital was 437 on Thursday, while it was 426 on Wednesday.

Meanwhile, the Delhi government is making efforts to implement anti-pollution measures, and is also considering the idea of ‘artificial rain’ to reduce the pollution problem. Several Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) ministers were also seen inspecting the implementation of anti-pollution initiatives on the ground on Thursday night.